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Scion XA: My 2006 Scion XA will not start.

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My 2006 Scion XA will not start.
OK is the engine light on and is there power to the vehicle?Also doe the security light blink?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

No engine light, yes there is power,and the security light does not blink

Ok so then its missing spark has the crank sensor been checked for this issue this is a common item to fail when this happens.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

the coils and plugs are firing when i test them

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

where is the crank sensor

So you have strong spark from the coils through the plugs to the cylinders?If so it should start with starting fluid if it does not then it has to be a timing or compression issue.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

it has around 100 to 120lbs of compression

Ok what does it cylinder read I need to know the readings of each cylinder for a proper diagnosis.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

what is it supposed to be on compression


Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I have to leave for a while, I will check back with you later. Thanks for the help so far

No problem.Should be at least 135 and no more then 15 psi difference between cylinders.Hoped this helped. Please rate excellent service so I can get Credit for my help thanks. Bonuses greatly appreciated. Have a safe and Happy Holiday!
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

could it have jumped time

Possible but could be a valve issue also.

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